Jon Dalton signs with TNA Wrestling.

Jon Dalton signs with TNA Wrestling.
Jon Dalton’s “Jonny Fairplay” shtick on Survivor Pearl Islands may not have won him the game, but it has landed him a contract with TNA Wrestling. Total Nonstop Action Wrestling airs pay-per-view matches every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET; Jon will make his debut Jan. 21. In a press release that attributes much of the latest Survivor season’s success, TNA’s president says, “Based on the reaction Jonny drew from 20+ million viewers weekly, there’s no doubt he will ignite both controversy and intrigue each week on TNA’s pay-per-views.” For his part, Jon offers this witty remark: “I’m Jonny Fairplay, and I don’t play fair.” Jon is presently giving the finger to visitors of TNA’s web site.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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